Traci Albers, MBA

Chief Operating Officer


Traci is responsible for the operational success of SMP facilities. Traci began her career as CEO at a critical access hospital and rural health clinic in South Dakota. After several years in this role, she joined Surgical Management Professionals in 2002. During Traci’s tenure with SMP she has ran several multi-specialty surgery centers, served as Director of Operations, and more recently assumed full responsibility for SMP ASC operations as the Chief Operating Officer. She received her Bachelor of Science Degree in biology and her Master’s in business administration from the University of South Dakota. Traci has been a speaker at national and state association meetings for both ASCs and specialty hospitals. She served as the first president of the Minnesota Ambulatory Surgery Center Association and served many years as an Association board member and Government Affairs Committee. She is a results-driven leader and relishes the opportunity to partner with entrepreneurial physicians to provide high quality, low cost care.

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